Wednesday, November 21, 2012


yes it is thanksgiving
and in my family that means PIES
lots of PIES

when i was growing up the wednesday before thanksgiving we all would gather in the kitchen and make pies
anywhere from 7 to 10 pies
{ i come from a VERY LARGE family }
this was a favorite tradition in my family and apparently it is in the genes.

caitlin opened a pie business which means----
thanksgiving and we are making pies.
50 last night,
yes a record for me and my aching back.
we were up to our eyeballs in flour and fillings
and it was a great time.
no one cried or had a melt down,
we were grateful to have GIBBS 
{ caitlin is using their kitchen }.
here are a few pics of 
first major pie baking night.

sweet caitlin had to be at the bellevue bean to open this morning too.
good thing she is young ;o)

apple and cherry all locally bought
i hear the produce man is very good to look at.
haven't had the pleasure yet
but their is always the christmas marathon pie baking...

 since the pie thing has been non-stop for over a week,
prepping all last week and 
baking this week
i have had little time to knit or do much of anything.
but walking to GIBBS yesterday i decided it would be a good time to cast on for a baby sweater.

it went well.
amazing what one can do if one really feels the need
to knit.
i was even able to get through nine rows before collapsing in bed last night.

more pies

please everyone have a wonderful safe thanksgiving.


Alica said...

That is a lot of pies!! Are there any shoofly pies in that mix? :) I hope you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving as well!!

Anke said...

Wow, that's a lot of pies! I bet they're delicious... Happy Thanksgiving!

Kelly J. R. said...

50 PIES?!! WOW! That's amazing. I have to make 2 pies to bring to my brother's house tomorrow: apple and choc/pecan. I love pies. Instead of cake at our wedding, we had pies. Lots and lots of pies. ;)

Susan said...

So. Many. Pies. They look crazy good! Happy Thanksgiving! :)

Kyle said...

It looks like Caitlin's business is off to a good start. I was wondering what commercial kitchen she was using. Hope you saved a pie or two for your family. They look delicious.

Bonnie said...

I hope the pie busisness is successful. What beautiful pies.

I think is so funny that you are casting on as you are walking. That's great!!!!
Happy Thanksgiving. Thank you for your prayers and thoughts for our family. It means so much to me.

karen said...

I am very hungry after looking at all of those delicious pies!!! Have a wonderful thanksgiving!

Terrie Sandelin said...

They look delicious!

Anonymous said...

Those pies look delicious! Wish I had some right now!

Deborah Hamilton said...

I love to bake pies. What fun it would be to do that and make money, too.


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